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16.07.2006
Yacoubou Elected MVP

France's Isabelle Yacoubou was named MVP of the Ostchem European Championship U20 Women in Sopron, Hungary after Sunday's final.

The tournament was the first in a French uniform for Yacoubou, who hails from Benin in Western Africa.

16.07.2006
French Clinch Bronze

France won bronze at the Ostchem U20 European Championship Women on Sunday night behind a strong display from Isabelle Yacoubou.

The 195 cm center scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as France completed a 64-55 victory over Spain.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Anael Lardy PG 1.70 24.10.1987 Chambéry (FRA)  
 5Maria Kowalik SG 1.80 30.08.1986 Varsovie (POL)  
 6Ramata Diakho PF 1.85 19.07.1986 Compiegne (FRA)  
 7Clarisse Costaz PG 1.71 28.02.1986 Bourgoin Jallieu (FRA)  
 8Yvette Assilamehou SG 1.80 06.10.1986 Courcouronnes (FRA)  
 9Sylvie Gruszczynski SG 1.72 26.05.1986 Seclin (FRA)  
10Julie Barennes 1.83 09.02.1986 Agen (FRA)  
11Jennifer Digbeu 1.90 14.04.1987 Lyon (FRA)  
12Anne-Sophie Pagnier GF 1.80 02.03.1987 Maubeuge (FRA)  
13Laetitia Kamba SF 1.87 10.01.1987 Paris (FRA)  
14Isabelle Yacoubou 1.95 21.04.1986 Godomey (BEN)  
15Pauline Jannault-Lo 1.92 13.01.1987 Ermont (FRA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Francis Denis

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15.07.2006
Shock Win For Hungary

Tournament hosts Hungary stunned defending champions France in overtime on Saturday to reach the final of the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship Women.

Barbara Semsei's two free throws with seven seconds remaining in the extra period lifted the Hungarians to an 87-85 victory.

12.07.2006
Big Run Helps France Take Down Germany

Defending champions France won for the second time in Group F with a 91-59 mauling of Germany.

Les Bleues led 23-22 with 8:37 to play in the first half when they went on a 22-0 run from which Germany never recovered.

Jannault Stars In French Win11.07.2006
Defending Champions France Are Still Alive09.07.2006
Hungary And France Squeeze Through09.07.2006
Hungarian Fightback Shocks French08.07.2006
France Begin Title Defense With Win Over Ukraine07.07.2006

Team

France
France

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSI. Yacoubou16.8
RTI. Yacoubou10.5
ASS. Gruszczynski3.5
STJ. Barennes1.4
BSI. Yacoubou1.6

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

07.07.2006vs UKR[W] 95-81
08.07.2006vs HUN[L] 70-73
09.07.2006vs ISR[W] 64-43
11.07.2006vs ESP[W] 70-63
12.07.2006vs GER[W] 91-59
13.07.2006vs BUL[L] 65-72
15.07.2006vs HUN[L] 85-87
16.07.2006vs ESP[W] 64-55

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